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California state beaches report record weekend use, prompting action

San Diego County reports second COVID-19 death
March 25, 2020
Record weekend attendance at many of the state’s beaches and parks during the coronavirus stay-at-home order has prompted new restrictions from the California Department of Parks and Recreation.

Encinitas, Solana Beach cut access to city beaches

March 24, 2020
Encinitas and Solana Beach joined other coastal north San Diego County cities Tuesday, March 24, in closing access to beaches, parks and other facilities during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

Carlsbad, Del Mar close beaches and parks amid coronavirus concerns

March 23, 2020
The increasing number of people converging on San Diego recreational areas in the past few days despite a statewide stay-at-home order has led the cities of Carlsbad and Del Mar to close access to beaches, parks, trails and other spots effective Monday, March 23.

Encinitas, Del Mar post shark advisories at local beaches

The city of Del Mar posted a shark advisory at its beaches July 23. Encinitas followed with its own advisory July 24. (Del Mar city photo)
July 26, 2019
Encinitas and Del Mar have posted shark advisories at local beaches in light of recent sightings, according to announcements from the cities.
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